The uncertainty around Brexit is worsening the UK migration balance with the EU. This can have negative consequences for the British labor market.
To overturn “fake news” demands so much more than fact-checking. It takes educating society with critical thinking skills.
The entire increase in the share of people running the risk of poverty since 2005 is due to the bigger share of immigrants in the German society.
In reality, German government debt levels have been going up during Merkel’s 12-year reign – and this despite a booming economy.
A deep Turkish recession could lead to more migrants leaving Turkey for the EU. Currently more than three million Syrian refugees are living in Turkey.
The demise of the current Merkel government is not the most likely outcome yet. Both CSU and CDU would have too much to lose from it.
The upcoming European Council Summit may well focus on migration — rather than the enlargement issue.
Germany’s SPD has long seen Macron as a beacon of hope. But his stance on migration policy will greatly frustrate them – and rob Angela Merkel of her European cover.
If the CSU does not agree to any compromise on migration policy, Merkel’s government may fall apart.